Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing – Marangu Route

Five or Six Days
Arem Safaris / Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing – Marangu Route

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Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing – Marangu Route - Five or Six Days

What to expect

Where will this tour take you?

Climbing to the Summit of Africa, Kilimanjaro via the well known Marangu Route – Five or Six Days

This tour is great for:

  • The Great Migration in Africa
  • African Safari Honeymoon
  • Mountain Trekking
  • African Photo Safaris
  • Safari Holidays

In this Tour you will see

This journey showcases the breathtaking wildlife & landscapes of Tanzania

Your adventure begins

Witness Africa's annual Great Migration
Day One
We will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha at 0800 and drive to the Marangu Gate.   After registration clearance, your climb will commence at 1,720 meters to Mandara Hut (2,700 meters) through the rain forest. This will take about 3 hours. You will have dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut. Meal Plan: L, D
Day Two
After breakfast, you will gradually ascend via Maundi Crater (upper route) to Horombo hut, at 3,720 meters. This climb takes you through open moorland and forest and takes about 4-5 hours. You will have dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut (Tourist Village). Meal Plan: B, L, D
Day Three
Today is acclimatization where you will hike at higher altitude, perhaps up to view Mawenzi Peak returning to Horombo Hut for meals and overnight. Meal
Plan: B, L, D
Day four
After a good rest, resume your climb. A bit of the mountain peak can be seen while walking through the alpine forest on the way to Kibo Hut, at 4,703 meters. Kibo Hut, where you will have dinner and overnight is reached after a 5-6 hour walk. Meal Plan: B, L, D
Day Five
You will be awakened just after midnight to begin your ascent to Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters). This is a 5-hour walk. You will then descend back to Kibo hut where waiting porters will join you for your continued descent to Horombo Hut where you will have dinner and overnight.   Meal Plan: B, L, D
Day Six
After breakfast, a simple descent remains to reach the Marangu Gate where you will be awarded your Summit Certificate before transferring back to your hotel. Meal Plan: B, L

N.B.  For a five day climb omit day three. This is not recommended unless the climber has    significant experience climbing and known tolerance to altitudes above 10,000 ft./ 4,000 M

N.B.  A day may be added on the ascent or descent if you want 7 days.

Safari Includes

What is Included

  • All mentioned activities
  • 3 Meals a day according to the itinerary
  • Professional Safari Cook(s)
  • Certified Professional Guide/Driver
  • Baggage porterage
  • Transport to/from national park gates
  • First aid kit and pulse oximeter
  • Portable altitude chamber included on Crater Camp summits
  • Rescue Fees
  • Mountaineering Equipments

What is Not Included

  • All national park fees
  • International Flights
  • Your Local Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic & Soft Drinks
  • Camping equipments
  • Overnight stays in safari tents
  • Transport in 4×4 Safari Vehicle(s)
  • Drinking Water during Safari
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips for the Guides, Cooks etc.
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs
  • Travel Insurance

Why book with us?

Travel with us for the experience of a lifetime.

Value for Money

A luxury, personalized safari with us will cost no more than if you organised it yourself. This means you benefit from our expertise, our time, and our constant attention in organizing your trip, at no extra cost to you.

Quality and Flexibility

Every safari can be tailor made for your convenience. Bespoke nature of our safari itineraries ensures 7-star service and flexibility.

Safari Safety

Special attention to even the smallest detail ensures that each safari is of the highest safety and quality standards and all vehicles are fully authorized & insured to carry international tourists.
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